I think it depends on what you enjoy doing the most. I have had the opportunity to run the Project Management Office for a £120 million programme of work whilst also doing my day job of being a Business Analyst (at the time a junior one) I enjoyed some aspects of the role such as the increased exposure to senior stakeholders, overall it just wasn’t for me.

But I know people who work in PMO and absolutely love it and wouldn’t even consider being a BA. (Perhaps because they see that most PMs expect BAs to everything bar…